Quiz: Vitamin Deficiency Anemia
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Deficiencies of vitamin B12 and folate (folic acid) cause a condition called megaloblastic anemia. In patients with megaloblastic anemia the bone marrow produces red blood cells that are large and abnormal (megaloblasts). Which of the following is NOT a cause of Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency? 

  • A.

    Inability of the body to absorb vitamin B12 or folate from the digestive tract 

  • B.

    Lack of vitamin B12 or folate in the diet

  • C.

    Use of certain antidepressant drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)

  • D.

    Use of certain drugs to treat cancer

Am I correct?